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Thomson Reuters Ventures backs audit AI company Fieldguide

The media conglomerate’s evergreen CVC arm has taken part in the AI-driven audit company’s $30m series B round as part of its broader investment focus on artificial technology.

Apr 8, 2024

Corporate investment stays strong while VC deals decrease

Q1 investment numbers see corporate investors staying strong, big rounds on the increase, and the crypto revival continuing.

Apr 5, 2024

February confirms it: mega rounds are back

Four companies raised over $700m in February as a burgeoning crypto sector continued to help Singapore buck the bear market and pharma companies resparked IPOs in the US.

Mar 7, 2024

The Big Deal: Samsung joins carmakers in backing rare earth-free magnet startup…

There will not be enough rare earth metals to make the magnets industry needs in the next decade so the race is on to find alternatives.

Feb 23, 2024

Sony and Intel back company making key part for next wave of…

UK smartphone camera component developer Cambridge Mechatronics’ latest round featured strategic investors Sony Ventures and Intel Capital.

Feb 13, 2024

Exit values are up and Singapore saw corporate-backed funding leap in January

Exit values are increasing, crypto funding has seen a resurgence and Singapore has seen a 60% year-on-year increase in corporate-backed funding rounds.

Feb 12, 2024

The Big Deal: XGS continues wave of investment for geothermal startups

XGS is the third geothermal startup to raise cash this year, as the industry looks to overcome drilling costs and geography.

Jan 26, 2024

SoftBank divests fund for startups with black and Latin founders

Co-founder Marcelo Claure is returning to lead the newly independent Open Opportunity Fund with Paul Judge, while SoftBank invests in its $200m second fund.

Dec 21, 2023


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What we learned from the 10 biggest CVC deals of 2023

It is no surprise to see genAI on this list, but semiconductors, EVs, green steel and batteries also featured heavily this year.

Dec 21, 2023

Mistral AI raises $415m: December round-up

Mistral AI raises $415m, Near Intelligence files for bankruptcy, plus a whole host of acquisitions. The full corporate venturing activity round up for December 2023.

Dec 18, 2023

Is Bitcoin bouncing back? November sees a rise in crypto deals

There was a promising (or surprising) rise in corporate-backed funding rounds for cryptocurrency startups in November. Despite many heralding the demise of crypto, it looks like it isn't dead yet.

Dec 12, 2023

The Big Deal: Are diamonds the future of the supply chain?

CEO Ophir Gaathon tells us why Airbus and American Express have backed Dust Identity, and how diamond dust can track data on objects through the supply chain.

Dec 8, 2023

Corporates exit connected car company Cubic in billion-dollar SoftBank deal

Qualcomm and Volkswagen are among the companies that backed connected car technology provider Cubic Telecom at a $215m valuation that has been pushed past the $1bn mark.

Dec 5, 2023

OVO aquires Bonnet: November round-up

OVO is set to acquire EV charging dats company Bonnet. Read the full round-up of corporate venture activity in November.

Dec 4, 2023

Editor's Picks

Sony and Intel back company making key part for next wave of…

UK smartphone camera component developer Cambridge Mechatronics’ latest round featured strategic investors Sony Ventures and Intel Capital.

Feb 13, 2024

The Big Deal: Husk targets "half the planet" with its solar systems

Husk Power Systems has just raised $100m from investors including Shell to build 1,500 solar mini-grids in India and Nigeria in the next four to five years.

Oct 27, 2023

The Big Deal: EH2 becomes hydrogen tech's first unicorn

Ten corporate investors were part of a $380m series C round this week, including Fortescue, United Airlines, Rio Tinto, Amazon, Microsoft and BP.

Oct 6, 2023

The Big Deal: Meatable readies its lab-grown meat for market

The alternative meat sector is struggling but DSM Venturing believes there is a future for lab grown meat as regulatory hurdles are overcome.

Aug 15, 2023
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